Deepika Padukone is going to the Cannes Film Festival to represent India on the coveted jury. See the pictures
Deepika Padukone left for Cannes earlier today and is ready to take her place as a jury member at the 75th Cannes Film Festival. The actor, who has been a regular at the festival since 2017, was spotted at Mumbai airport on Tuesday. Deepika is the only Indian artist on the panel. The festival will begin on May 16 and end on May 28. The Gehraiyaan actor is expected to walk the red carpet for all 10 days.
Deepika Padukone, who was chosen to be part of the exclusive and very illustrious jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, is part of an eight-member jury chaired by French actor Vincent Lindon. She is joined by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, actress screenwriter producer Rebecca Hall, Italian actress Jasmine Trinca, French director Ladj Ly, American director Jeff Nichols and Norwegian director Joachim Trier.
Some of the films to be screened at the prestigious festival include David Cronenberg’s dystopian sci-fi drama Crimes of the Future, the mystery thriller Decision to Leave by South Korean director Park Chan-wook and Showing Up by First Cow Kelly filmmaker Reichardt.
On the film front, Deepika was last seen in Shakun Batra’s Gehraiyaan which received polarized reviews. Her upcoming films include Shah Rukh Khan with Pathaan, Prabhas with Project K, Hrithik Roshan with Fighter, Amitabh Bachchan with The Intern and her Hollywood romantic comedy, which she will also produce.